Michael Stewart - Belladonna

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The restless spirit of Isabel Hardiment, daughter of a 17th-century Oxford dean, materializes for a Fatal Attraction -type love affair with 20th-century American academic Matthew Cavewood in this high-powered thriller from the British author of Monkey Shines. "Astonishingly beautiful" Isabel was hung for murdering the wife of her lover, Nathaniel Shawcrosse--a renowned colleague of Newton's and Boyle's whose experiments in alchemy were based on metaphysical speculation. Matthew's publications on Shawcrosse have garnered him international acclaim and a funded research lab at the University of Virginia. Settling into an old farmhouse with his photographer financee, Hazel, and her young son, Matthew throws himself into Shawcrosse's studies of a drug-induced bridge between mind and matter. His obsession is strong enough to summon the spirit of Isabel, who takes over the body of Josie McDowell, a car accident victim, and starts a wildly erotic, drug-enflamed relationship with Matthew in the belief that he is Nathaniel. Confronted by Hazel, Matthew decides to cut "Josie" loose and awakens a rage that, having smoldered for centuries, now focuses on revenge. Hazel deals stoically with Matthew's loose grip on reality, while Matthew himself struggles to protect his loved ones from menace.

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